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MIL-OSI Energy: Gigawatt-sized Cultana Solar Farm takes shape in South Australia

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Australia, Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, Cultana Solar Farm, Economy, Energy, energy storage, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Sanjeev Gupta, Simec Zen, solar, South Australia, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Gigawatt-sized Cultana Solar Farm takes shape in South Australia

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: Billionaire UK industrialist Sanjeev Gupta has launched a $1bn, one-gigawatt renewable energy plan based in South Australia’s mid-north that he says will lead Australian industry’s transition to more competitive power. In the first of a number of projects slated for the upper Spencer Gulf region, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Wisconsin utilities move ahead with clean energy plans

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Alliant Energy, Business, Carbon Emission Reduction Plans, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition, WEC Energy Group, Wisconsin  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wisconsin utilities move ahead with clean energy plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin’s two largest public utilities are making bigger stakes in renewable energy and have pledged far deeper cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases than previous predictions. Madison-based Alliant Energy says it intends to stop burning carbon-intensive coal altogether in its electric power plants by […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Zero-cost electricity disrupts traditional power-generation models in U.S., Europe and Australia

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Transition, Utility trends, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Zero-cost electricity disrupts traditional power-generation models in U.S., Europe and Australia

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg News: Bright and breezy days are becoming a deeper nightmare for utilities struggling to earn a return on traditional power plants. With wind and solar farms sprouting up in more areas — and their power getting priority to feed into the grid in many places — […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Community choice is adding further momentum to California’s transition

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  Business, california, Commodities, community choice aggregators, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Transition, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Community choice is adding further momentum to California’s transition

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Forbes: California is on track to meet its clean-energy goals a decade early thanks in part to communities demanding and delivering renewable energy faster and cheaper than utilities can, according to a report released this morning. A growing number of community choice aggregators (CCAs) in California are […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Op-Ed: Mexico is poised for a renewable-energy revolution

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, López Obrador, Mexico, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Op-Ed: Mexico is poised for a renewable-energy revolution

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis New York Times: The president-elect can capitalize on Mexico’s huge potential for renewable energy. But while he has made promising proposals for expanding renewables, he will confront several obstacles. Renewable energy accounts for less than a quarter of Mexico’s installed power capacity, well below the Latin American […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Robo: Battery storage is starting a ‘real revolution’ in electric industry

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  Battery Storage, Business, CFO Jim Ketchum, Commodities, Economy, Energy, energy storage, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, NextEra, NextEra CEO Jim Robo, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Robo: Battery storage is starting a ‘real revolution’ in electric industry

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis PV Magazine: 1.5 cents per kilowatt-hour. That’s how much NextEra Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jim Ketchum estimates that batteries will add to the cost of solar and wind projects that the company has built over the last six to 12-months, as revealed in the company’s results call […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Trump coal bailout won’t stop electric sector transition

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Business, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Electric Industry Transition, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FirstEnergy, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Murray Energy, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Transition, Trump Coal Bailout, US Coal Markets, Xcel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Trump coal bailout won’t stop electric sector transition

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis A blatant misuse of the law and a phony national-defense argument For all the serious national security threats currently facing our country, it seems like a waste of time and resources to use a nearly 70-year-old defense law to rescue failing, outdated industries. Yet that is precisely […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: South Australia electric sector on track to hit 75% renewables by 2025

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Australia, Australian Energy Market Operator, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy and Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable energy, Renewables, South Australia, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: South Australia electric sector on track to hit 75% renewables by 2025

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: South Australia’s energy minister says the state is on track to have 75% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2025 – the target set by the former Labor premier Jay Weatherill and once rejected by his Liberal government. The Liberal party was highly critical […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Study: Midwest generation can be carbon-free by 2050

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Frank Litz, Gas, Global Economy, Great Plains Institute, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Midwest Energy Transition, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Transition, Union of Concerned Scientists, US Coal Markets, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Study: Midwest generation can be carbon-free by 2050

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis MPR News: A group of utilities, state regulators and environmental groups released a report Tuesday showing it’s possible — with existing technology — for electricity generation in the midcontinent to be carbon-free by 2050. Relatively speaking, the electricity sector has done better than other parts of the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Wisconsin utility’s solar investment begins transition away from coal

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gary Radloff, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, solar power, Transition, We Energies, WEC Energy Group, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Public Service  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wisconsin utility’s solar investment begins transition away from coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Signaling the early stages of a historic transition, WEC Energy Group, the parent company of We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, last month announced its first large investment in solar power. Once the darlings only of the green-energy crowd, solar and wind projects now […]

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